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Keeley is one of the few hairdressers left in the kingdom when the resident dictator requires a new hair cut. Terrified of saying no, three guards whisk her off to the palace to trim his ‘Eminence’s’ hair. Victoria Smith’s witty and deftly told short story is one for Angela Carter fans everywhere.
Read More “‘Snip Snip’ by Victoria Smith, Joint Second Place in the Lucy Writers Flash Fiction Competition”
A knock at the door reawakens Professor Spencer from her reveries over the ancient Greek poet, Sappho. In this lush & poetic fragment of flash fiction, Kate Ellis celebrates the heated passions of women for women in literature and throughout history.
Read More “‘Anactoria’ by Kate Ellis, Joint Second Place in the Lucy Writers Flash Fiction Competition”
Dad just wants a quiet night in front of the tele, but when next-door starts playing loud music the evening takes a nasty turn. Emily Slade’s short story, ‘A Very British Rebellion,’ unites sharp dialogue with jolting images in an off-kilter tale about un-neighbourly hostilities.
Read More “‘A Very British Rebellion’ by Emily Slade, Winner of the Lucy Writers Flash Fiction Competition”
Lucy Writers announces the winner of its first ever Flash Fiction Competition in collaboration with Retreat West and Byte The Book, and with sponsorship by My Ly.
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